Allendale is a borough situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, which is part of New Jersey, United States.
Allendale is quiet, as the streets are reasonably calm - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near one of the railway lines. Most locations within the borough have fairly good access to public green spaces, including Crestwood Park, since they aren't well-distributed. Despite that, there are a few parks close by for residents to discover.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Allendale is an important part of its character. The median year of construction for properties in this borough is 1962. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area is primarily composed of three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around 90% of the units in Allendale while the remainder are rented.
Primary schools are convenient to access on foot from most properties for sale in this borough. In contrast, house buyers may find it challenging to get to high schools as a pedestrian. With respect to food, the closest supermarket in Allendale is usually only a rather short walk away. Residents benefit from around 30 restaurants and cafes as well.
The preferred way to navigate Allendale is very often a car. It is very convenient to find a place to park, and many properties for sale are a reasonably short drive from the closest highway. In contrast, the public transit network in Allendale is rather poor. Thankfully, commuters can rely on the Allendale Station with access to the Main-Bergen County Line and Port Jervis Line. There are no bus routes traversing the borough. It is impractical for pedestrians to get around in Allendale since most daily needs are sometimes challenging to carry out by walking.